Family/Relationships

SelfWork YGTG: How Do You Say Goodbye?

Welcome to SelfWork’s You Get the Gist, five minutes of some ideas you can ponder for the rest of the day. Today YGTG is about saying goodbye. When I knew back in 1992 that my husband and I were going to leave Dallas and move to Arkansas, I distinctly remember a conversation I had with my...

Ten Ways To Stay Out Of Texting Trouble

“Text me.” That request would’ve sounded crazy twenty-five years ago. Now it’s the way many of us communicate; it’s easy, fun, and convenient. It opens up time in your day to be more productive. Or to binge on a little Netflix. A quick text can be expedient and efficient for...

Finding Meaning In Friendships That End

I remember the first Christmas break after my freshman year in college. My high school friends and I had just seen each other at Thanksgiving. Everything had been fantastic — lots of reminiscing as well as catching up, laughing about someone sporting a new beard, or talk about who still had...

Finding Your Purpose: The Best Valentines Gift You Can Give Yourself

In the second grade, I was elected “Valentine Queen” of my class. I wore a glittery paper crown all day long and dreamed of future ascensions. Miss Pine Bluff. Miss Arkansas. Miss America. I remember the surprising happiness that seeped inside of me, wondering finally (after all of...

212 SelfWork: Pros and Cons of People Pleasing

Wow. Sometimes when I pick a subject for SelfWork, I have to dig deep to find research that I can bring that will add clarity or give you what’s new out there on the subject. People pleasing?  There are YouTube videos galore and all kinds of other resources. Most everyone agreed on how it starts...

Dr. Margaret’s Book Now Available!

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